Saturday, March 31, 2012

1960 Article: 61-Year Old Bert Munro Pursues Record on 40-Year Old Indian Scout

Invercargill, New Zealand - Invercargill's fabulous Bert Munro, aged 61, clocked 161.75 m.p.h. on his 40-year old motorcycle in an unsuccessful attempt at the New Zealand open record. It was the highest speed in the career of the flying grandfather and his 1920 Indian Scout. But the attempt on the record ended sadly. Right at the end of the electrically timed half-mile, the main shaft of the machine broke...

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